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LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers solidified their status as a title contender early in the season and backed that up with an impressive run through the Western Conference playoffs.
Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat, meanwhile, are in a place few thought they would be. After upsetting the No. 1-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in the second round and ousting the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, Miami is ready to beat the odds once more inside the bubble.
Who will take home the title in these unprecedented NBA Finals? Our experts are making their picks for Lakers-Heat.
Heat in 6 | Finals MVP: Tyler Herro
Heat in 7 | Finals MVP: Bam Adebayo
Heat in 6 | Finals MVP: Bam Adebayo
Heat in 6 | Finals MVP: Jimmy Butler
Lakers in 7 | Finals MVP: LeBron James
Heat in 6 | Finals